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Pick the Right Pear Pear trees are a familiar sight in backyards throughout the MidShore. I have fond memories of watching the snowy white blossoms turning into fruit that was either eaten right off the tree, or made into delectable pies, preserves or pear butter. This seasonal fruit is much more

versatile than you think. Pears aren’t just for snacking or canning anymore. They have gone upscale and are an elegant addition to main dishes like Peppered Tuna with Port and Pears. This time of year, Bartlett, Boscs and Seckels are available in our markets. For eating, I love the tex-

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October 2014 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times October 2014

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